Occupational Therapist – newly qualified, Seashell Trust, Cheshire

Occupational Therapist – newly qualified

Starting salary £26,416 per annum + benefits

37.5 hours per week

Close date:  30/10/20

Please note, we may close the advert earlier than 30/10/20 depending on the volume of applications

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, a specialist College, on-site residential homes and an Outreach service for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We are recruiting for a talented newly qualified Occupational Therapist to join our expert multi-disciplinary therapy team.  The role will provide in depth assessment and intervention plans for our children and young people with a variety of complex needs, including physical and learning difficulties, multi-sensory impairment, communication difficulties, autism and challenging behaviour.  We also have a more senior opportunity available, starting salary £31,598.

Candidates for this role must have a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification (BSc or MSc), must be registered as a practitioner with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and be a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.  Experience of post graduate training in Ayres sensory integration is preferred.

Candidates must have previous experience or demonstrate a special interest in working as an Occupational Therapist with children and / or young people with complex learning disabilities.

Our benefits
Pension scheme, life assurance, performance related pay scheme, on site gym, 24/7 employee assistance programme, access to Physio, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!

At Seashell Trust we strive to deliver excellence by enhancing the communication skills, social skills, and overall independence and quality of life for our children and young people.

We provide an excellent care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our children and young adults.

We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities.  Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and full references will be taken.

To apply please visit:  www.seashelltrustcareers.org.uk or for more information please email recruitment@seashelltrust.org.uk